EuroCheapo's Bratislava Articles

Bratislava cheap souvenir: Slovak newspapers

No adventure in Bratislava is complete without experiencing (and embracing) the Slovak language itself. Slovak, a West Slavic language, is closely related to Czech and Polish and spoken by 6 million people. Why not bring some of that language home? Bring home some Slovak We recommend purchasing one of the local newspapers for a few SKKs » Read more

Bratislava: Free historic visits at Bratislava Castle

Bratislava: Free historic visits at Bratislava Castle

Bratislava, thankfully for us Cheapos, is a pretty reasonable city.  Most museums here do charge an entrance fee, of which the average cost is SKK80 (just over $4). But, one of Bratislava’s national treasures is free and open to the public every day except for holidays and Mondays. Bratislava Castle sits high on a hill. » Read more

Slovakia: Bratislava Beer Festival

Slovakia: Bratislava Beer Festival

Everyone has heard of Munich’s Oktoberfest, but few people know of Bratislava’s Junifest, which will celebrate its fourth year this June, from June 8 through June 17, 2007. This is a shame, because Slovak beer is excellent and the festival has a great program, and is very cheap. A ten-entry pass costs SKK550 (€16.25; $22) » Read more